Oregon Jurors Hear Arguments in Asbestos-Containing Talc Trial Against J&J

PORTLAND, Ore. –– An Oregon asbestos-containing talcum powder trial has entered its sixth day, where jurors have heard arguments that Johnson & Johnson’s cosmetic products caused a woman to develop mesothelioma.

The Oregon Fourth Judicial District Court, Multnomah County, jury heard oral arguments on May 9; Hon. Katharine von Ter Stegge is presiding over the trial.

Experts testifying on behalf of the plaintiff took the stand on May 9 and have continued through May 16.

The underlying claims were asserted on behalf of Kyung Lee, who allegedly developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos in Johnson & …


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